“I do believe that tree’s dying,” Alan said.
Bonnie followed his gaze to a lone maple, its skeletal limbs a stark contrast to the surrounding spring blossoms. How clearly it mirrored the current state of their marriage, she thought. By this time tomorrow, it would become clear to Alan also.
Dick Narvett resides in rural Pennsylvania where he writes flash fiction and poetry. His work can be found in 50-Word Stories, Fewer Than 500, Better Than Starbucks, and 365 Tomorrows, among others.